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Recently, we released something extra special that Charles and the winemaking team have been working on. Since we started the Fairview Wine Club last year, Charles's intent has been to craft a special and exclusive bottling to be able to offer our wine club members...

The results for the coveted National Wine Challenge 2018 have been released, and we are very proud to announce another year's winning streak, with the following accolades received: Vineyard Consistency Award: 2nd Place Overall (following last year's 1st place)  Top 100 & Double Platinum awards Three Double Platinum/Top...

The month of May calls for many celebrations - the cooler months bringing with it a relief in the hot weather that has spurred on one of the worst droughts the Cape has endured in many decades, a calmer time in our cellar as harvest...

Last night, Fairview attended the 4th Annual Winemag Wine Label Design Awards at the Cavalli Wine and Stud Farm in Stellenbosch, and walked away with a Gold (Wine in a Series) for our Single Vineyard Range and a Silver (Wine Selling for over R80) for...

Last week, the winemakers invited our office team to come for a cellar tour and explore all the happenings during the busy time that is harvest. In South Africa, harvest happens during the summer time, typically between late January and mid-March, depending on a whole...

Recently, Flight Network included our tasting room in their 'fool-proof' guide to spending 72 hours in Cape Town! We're so excited to find our Fairview Tasting Room among those on the bucket list destinations! . According to Flight Network, which is Canada’s leading online international travel...

2018 marks the 20th vintage of Goats Do Roam. Have you ever heard the tale of how the brand came to be? The idea of Goats do Roam first came about in the late 1990′s during a casual conversation between Fairview owner Charles Back and his UK importer...

Recently, we sat down with our Chief Winemaker, Anthony de Jager, to ask him a few questions. Anthony joined Fairview as winemaker in December 1996. He has since partaken in many of Fairview’s pioneering endeavours. He was involved in the making of La Beryl straw wine,...

Have you ever read about the story of our Fairview crest? Our crest embodies all of our values in a timeless design. The crest forms the heart of the entire Fairview range, has a distinctive agricultural feel and conveys the essential elements that encompass Fairview. Here is...

Recently, we planted a new vineyard. As you can imagine, this doesn't happen all that often, so the occasion becomes quite auspicious on the farm. The process may seem straightforward - dig a couple of holes, put some baby grapevines in them and fill the...

Recently, one of our longest standing tasting room hosts (both literally and figuratively), Lyn Brodovcky wrote a memoir of her time at Fairview over the last 19 years. Here’s what she has to say: Hi. I am Lyn, one of the longest ‘surviving’ staff members at Fairview....